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women spears, speaker pelosi, senator feinstein and senator boxer you will well served in washington d c and the people will be well served by this project. thank you san francisco. >> secretary lahood. thank you very much for that wonderful news. >> [inaudible] >> it's a really truly a great day for san francisco. great cities need great public transportation systems, and you know what? you know what makes our city great with all these leaders? they listen. they listen to our communities. they understand -- because for years our communities pleaded we need better transportation systems what makes our leaders so great they listen and they act. that is so wonderful. that is what standard that we have for all of our public officials. secretary lahood if you could thank president obama from all of us. yes. [applause] because i know today we're going to spend a lot of precious moments thanking leader pelosi and congress women fine 79 and boxer and. >> >> we're going to thank all of our community members and from china town and all of them have worked very hard. these are not easy pr
. nancy has helped in her way as a leader of a great political party in washington, so mr. secretary everybody that is here we thank you for our responsiveness. it's just great to welcome you here and go giants. [applause] >> mateo county supervisor to both houses of our california state legislature since 2008 and she has been in congress for jobs and our environment and she been such a great champion of public transportation that even cal train named a loco motor after jackie spear. please welcome congress woman jackie spear. >> thank you mr. mayor. thank you secretary lahood. thank you to the incredible leadership, senator feinstein, nancy pelosi and mayor lee and the board of supervisors to chairman nol an from the sfmta. i am on pins and needles. do we have anything else to report? it's still at the same point we think they're in commercials. i am reminded from the song from "top gun" "take my breath away" and $942 million takes my breath away and i think to mayor lee for that amount i think we should get a leather flight jacket to thank mr. lahood for the great gift to
he thinks of san francisco now and he has to go and interact with washington. (applause) >> they probably talk about that in a minute. but everybody that i know that ever has to go to washington, d.c. or any other place, that they came from san francisco. we know what they're doing here. we know we have a strong partnership and it's community-based agencies also that are helping make this connection because our residents and the people with aids wouldn't trust us if we didn't do it the way in which we collaborated so strongly with our neighbors, with our residents and our community-based agencies, with all of the different agencies that are represented here. and i am privileged, very, very privileged to thank all of the partners here today to have 17,000 square feet of research space that will be used to its utmost to join in discovering the latest drugs, the latest prevention cures, to have a safe place for people who have contacted and been victims of aids to come here and tell us what's going on in their lives. help us help them help the rest of the world figure this
, in many ways, the wellness center from washington high school in addition to rams and the community-based mental health services that rams represent. alison chin is a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 15 years of experience in community and human services. she began as a research assistant intern for one of the first u.s. studies on hiv, substance abuse in asian american populations and ms. chin has since worked with a range of culturally diverse communities of children, youth and families providing clinical assessment, hydrotherapy and health education. she's worked with rams since 2006 as a behavioral health counselor for teens and families providing culturally competent assessment therapy and crisis intervention services, especially for students on-site at washington high school in the richmond district and also lincoln high school in the sunset district. and she previously served at burton high school through the wellness initiative. and i'd just like to give tremendous props to our city's wellness initiative and wellness center throughout the city as well. ms. ch
.. >> staff here? s. >> good answering planning commission, washington southwest team leader this proposal is to allow the alteration of a an existing single family residents the property is locate the at fourion jersey street in the zoning grict and the application by two adjacent homeowners. the proposal is to construct a white vertical addition a rare horizontal addition and insed the set backs at the east side of the building and alter the fast sad of a single family dwelling the proposed building would be a two-story gar range and four bedrooms 3.5 bath and is with a total of 3200 square feet. the residential design team reviews the project following the files of two d r project and it should still be consistent with the residential illustrate 3 4 f1here, you will in the photograph of the house, -- here, where one two and then a third in the middle parlor. in that four-foot side set back, she gets aum of the light and air to those two rooms from that earn exposure and the large free in front of her impact the victorian that she has live in for three years that comes into the front p
for some real legislation. thank you. >> i have one more speaker card, brenda washington and if you would like to speak, please line up behind miss washington. mr. james, i already called your name. >> hello rules committee. i just have something small to say. my name is walter jameses and i'm from the central city sro collaborative. to me it's important because i guess the disclosure and treatment reporting, i think the main thing, i guess, what this would do is push forward more the research effect. so for me to point out to the people that don't have bed bugs, i have been living at the mission hotel for eight years. i want to point out to you, when i first lived i remember getting bed bugs and after being there for eight years, had sores and i would say how did that happen? they are so small, they are so small that they go in one sore and come back on the same sore, but you don't notice it. now i have been there eight years, it's on my legs and you can see gaping holes from them checking in and checking out. you don't
. imagine september 16th, 1991, your young 29 year old, gay man living in washington, d.c., fulfilling your dream to be a lobbyist. and your physician calls. hi, sam. hi, herb. imagine i had hair, i had very curly hair. [laughter] >> and bill wilson has pictures of it and i know he's here. and he said, herb, i think you ought to come to my office. and i said, why? and he said, because, you know, you had some tests recently. i know, i had the flu, i came in, i did some tests. what's up? you need to come to my office. and these are the pills. and a week-and-a-half ago sunday, september 16th, 2012, as i sat in the synagogue during rosh hashanah services with my partner of 14 years, i reflected on the fact that that was 21 years ago. and even though i was active in the community, i turned to my friends in d.c., we didn't have the internet. remember that, anyone remember that? i see young people here. you don't know what that's like. think of a world with pink messages and no voice recorders. and i said, we have great resources here and i want to go and i want to talk to people, but where do you
sidewalk adjacent to washington square park under public works code sections 789 et seq., the commemorative street plaque ordinance; 2, accepting a plaque in honor of jack early as a gift to the city; 3, waiving permit and inspection fees for plaque installation; and 4, directing official acts in furtherance of this ordinance. -- as a gift to the city and county of san francisco. >> thank you. and the sponsor is president david chiu. >> thank you, mr. chair. and thank you for delaying consideration of these items. our jail committee went on for a lot longer than we expected. but, colleagues, the legislation we have in front of us would allow the city to accept a gift of a commemorative plaque to be installed in the stockton street sidewalk adjacent to washington square park in honor of jack early who was not only a beloved telegraph hill community member who passed away in 1998, not only the president of his own san francisco-based company, but an urban conservationist who made his mark on a ridge route on a rocky ridge in telegraph hill that the city had once considered unusable. mr. early
? >> well, so, the one-way on street model, as i understand, operational in washington, d.c. and san diego, portland, i think vancouver and a couple of other cities. so, we've begun to get some information, want to talk directly to the folks in those cities to understand what their experience is. there is' also a report that was done from a program in hanover, germany that evaluated things such as -- i think, i haven't seen the report, but impact on emissions and where -- whether this was reducing trips or not. and, so, we're eager to evaluate what the experience in hanover was as well. * >> and in this evaluation process, when did it begin, you said in 2003 -- in 2013? >> no. so, we've already asked the company for the information and they've sent some is and we've begun our outreach to the other cities. for we're not waiting for this on-street next round of the on-street pilot to launch before we start that evaluation. we're doing that now. >> okay. so, can you give me some indication as to how -- is this a dedicated staff person or several staff persons that are going to be -- going to
-street parking place. doesn't have to be assigned. currently we object rate in san diego, washington, d.c., portland, austin, miami, and all of our users have the same experience. they find the cars on their app generally and they get the car for as long as they need it. in the cities that we operate, we define a home area as how the system works. this is just a picture of the d.c. home area on the left and a distribution of cars on the right. so, as you can see the cars are evenly distributed throughout the area and it's not because we put the cars there. it's because the members put them there. for san francisco, we envision a program where we would deploy up to 450 cars at least throughout the city and in the month before launch, we would provide extensive outreach to those communities that currently are not under served to educate them on the program and teach them about how to use the service and we would pay for the metered parking. and all we need is permission from san francisco to implement this program. >> okay, i'm going to ask you a couple questions. these are specific quest
in washington, d.c. and for a time i worked at a temporary job, testing rails for the washington metro area transit authority. over lunch with my fellow employees and myself, we'd often examine our lives, and discuss virtue. and one day, the subject of funding of urban transit came up. we came to the conclusion that regarding the use of public funds, it's better to subsidize the rider than the transit agency directly. because eventually the money went to the same places, but it would be administered better if the usage was tied to the people who actually use the system. thank youkc%( pc. >> supervisor wiener: thank you very much. next speaker. >> my name is alline lu, i went to public school here, for middle school and for high school i went to -- irvine in cal poly, for our college -- what we love about this city is we have access to all these interesting venues and restaurants and whatnot. so given that there is so many things here, so many -- that we can come and enjoy, i think we bp for yiewtion -- providing youth opportunities to experience our city and enjoy just -- it's what we need
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